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Victoria & Alfred Hotel | On the Waterfront Piehead, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 6677
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Price range: $5 - $60
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: After a long day of business or leisure allow us to indulge you in OYO Restaurant & Cocktail Bar or relax alfresco on the quayside Terrace and enjoy the unique setting and atmosphere with majestic Table Mountain in the background. With our great selection of wines and local craft beers, the quayside terrace is the perfect place to unwind.
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St Andrews
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142 reviews 142 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We ate here on our last visit to Cape Town and remembered the good food and service, so decided to eat here this trip. Our waiter, Mark, was absolutely superb, attentive and efficient. The food was excellent, generous portions and cooked very well. We didn't find it any more or less expensive than other waterfront restaurants.

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Knusford
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We ate here after having gone on a "sun downer" cruise so it was fairly quiet by the time we arrived. Staff were all very friendly and food good. Not cheap but you are paying for the wonderful location and views as well as the food. Would recommend it.

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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

You don't need to be a hotel resident to eat at this excellent restaurant. We chose a table outside, overlooking the harbour. at about 6.45pm. The food was outstanding - I had the fish and chips and my wife had the beef burger. The service was attentive and yet discreet. We had Hesta's Malva pudding to share for dessert. Had... More 

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South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

When we recently visited the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, we decided to go to a restaurant that we had not visited before. We decided on Oyo restaurant and cocktail bar at the Victoria and Albert Hotel. We were seated next to the water with a beautiful view of the harbour. Lunch for us was fish in a batter and... More 

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Rey_Franco, General Manager at Oyo, responded to this review

Thanks kindly for the kind words. Dining on our quayside terrace overlooking the waters edge and majestic Table Mountain is always a sublime experience. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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155 reviews 155 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Lovely location on the waterfront in front of V & A hotel and the Cspe Grace. Lobster amazing and served with the best side salad I have had for some time! A glass of chilled White wine included in the Price too -deliciosa !

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Rey_Franco, General Manager at Oyo, responded to this review

Our Crayfish special has been extraordinarily successful year after year. Thanks for joining us and we are glad it was a lovely experience for you. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

One of our favourite restaurants in Cape Town, Oyo never lets us down. Situated on the heart of the V&A Waterfront it offers fine dining at an affordable price and my personal favourite is their Cape Rock Lobster special brings me back time after time.

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Rey_Franco, General Manager at Oyo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us. More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We were about to walk past when we decided to sit under the canopy at a table that faced over Albert dock. Jamie our server talked me into a delicious meal of hot prawns and salad Mags had a stunning Caesar salad and a beer! Best lunch around not cheap but worth the money as the service is excellent the... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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347 reviews 347 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stopped here because we liked the position on the quay and the appearance of the restaurant which was smart and pleasing. Service was friendly and fast, and the food was very good. One issue, our Crayfish special should have come with 3 sauces and a free glass of wine. Unfortunately the waiter forgot the sauces, and didn't point out... More 

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Rey_Franco, General Manager at Oyo, responded to this review

Thank you for you kind review. We are sorry that you did not receive the sauces with your meal, this is certainly not the type of experience we wish our guests to go through. Our crayfish festival has been a resounding success for many years and has resulted in an excellent reputation for us. We have taken the necessary remedial... More 

Uk
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118 reviews 118 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My husband and I fancied steak and chips, and having perused their menu, we saw just what we wanted and booked a quiet corner table at OYO. The grey dull restaurant lacks charm and actually, doesn't look at all inviting, so we already started the evening with a little bit of trepidation! WRONG! Our waitress Filistus was fantastic, and surprised... More 

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Rey_Franco, General Manager at Oyo, responded to this review

WOW thank you very much for the lovely review! we shall certainly pass on your kind comments to Felistus. More 

Winscombe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed 4 nights at the Victoria and Alfred hotel (24th Oct -28th Oct 2014) as part of a Garden route holiday for my 65th birtday Breakfast was included in the deal but we also opted to eat in the OYO restaurant in the evening ( NOTE even as a resident of the hotel it pays to book to avoid... More 

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Rey_Franco, General Manager at Oyo, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. Thank you very much for sharing your views of the helpful staff, excellent food, our breakfasts and of course our mother city Cape Town. More 

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Additional Information about Oyo

Address: Victoria & Alfred Hotel | On the Waterfront Piehead, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 419 6677
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 60
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Seafood, Bistro

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